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  • alphabet-letters
    Opinion

    A definitive ranking of every letter of the alphabet

    Settling the debate once and for all

    Posted by
    Shortlist Team
    Published
  • Google Translate's AI is doing something incredibly creepy and nobody is totally sure why
    Tech

    Google Translate's AI is doing something incredibly creepy and nobody is totally sure why

    Computers being terrifying again, what a surprise!

    Posted by
    Shortlist Team
    Published
  • dictionary
    News

    When you want to persuade someone, this is the word you need to use

    Need something doing? This is how to do it

    Posted by
    Tom Victor
    Published
  • 'Milkshake duck' named word of the year - but what does it mean?
    News

    'Milkshake duck' named word of the year - but what does it mean?

    It all starts with a meme

    Posted by
    Alex Finnis
    Published
  • Donald Trump shithole
    News

    This is how Donald Trump's 's***hole' comment was translated around the world

    China is definitely the winner

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
    Published
  • Boris Johnson
    Opinion

    Decoding the wonderful world of the non-apology apology

    The art of the non-apology

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
    Published
  • If you use any of these words it probably means you’re too stressed
    News

    If you use any of these words it probably means you’re too stressed

    Do you use any of these words?

    Posted by
    Harvey Day
    Published
  • english
    News

    The strange English grammar rule we were never taught, but all subconsciously know

    Another example of our messed up language

    Posted by
    Tom Victor
    Published
  • News

    If you use these 27 words it proves you're definitely not posh

    But there's also 27 words that prove you are...

    Posted by
    Tom Victor
    Published
  • News

    These are the funniest words in the English language

    Get your boobies and willies out, it's gonna be a honker!

    Posted by
    Gary Ogden
    Published